Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Joint Committee Issues Report on Charitable Contributions In Anticipation of House Hearing

JCTThe Joint Committee on Taxation yesterday issued a report titled Present Law and Background Relating to the Federal Tax Treatment of Charitable Contributions in preparation for the House Committee on Ways and Means hearing scheduled for this Thursday on this topic.  The report describes the history and current tax rules in this area, the economic rationales for, the economic effects of, and the tax cost of the charitable contribution deduction in its current form, and various recent proposals for reform.  The report does not endorse any specific proposals, although it notes the possible effects of the proposals discussed.

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